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  • de Silva, H.A. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Snakebite is a WHO-listed neglected tropical disease. Bites result in an estimated 421 000 envenomings and 20 000 deaths globally each year, although the incidence may be as high as 1 800 000 envenomings and 94 000 deaths. ...
  • Weerasinghe, K.L.; Galappaththi, G.; Fernando, W.P.; Wickremasinghe, D.R.; Faizal, H.M.; Wickremasinghe, A.R. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2002)
    OBJECTIVE: To determine effectiveness and safety of the combination of artesunate, sulphadoxine + pyrimethamine and primaquine in the treatment of P falciparum malaria. DESIGN: A hospital based prospective study. SETTING: ...
  • Dassanayake, A.S.; Karunanayake, P.; Kasturiratne, K.T.A.A.; Fonseka, M.M.D.; Wijesiriwardena, B.; Gunatilake, S.B.; de Silva, H.J. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2002)
    INTRODUCTION: Low dose subcutaneous adrenaline significantly reduces acute adverse reactions to AVS in patients envenomed following snake bite. OBJECTIVES: To further study the safety of low dose subcutaneous adrenaline. ...
  • Dassanayake, A.S.; Karunanayake, P.; Kasturiratne, K.T.A.A.; Fonseka, M.M.D.; Wijesiriwardena, B.; Gunatilake, S.B.; de Silva, H.J. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2002)
    OBJECTIVES: To study the safety of low dose subcutaneous adrenaline given as prophylaxis against acute adverse reactions to anti-venom serum(AVS) in patients bitten by snakes. METHODS: Patients admitted with snakebite ...
  • Deen, K.I.; Jayakody, M.; de Silva, A.P.; Bodhipakse, S.; de Silva, H.J. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1998)
    INTRODUCTION: Prosthetic peritoneovenous shunts are useful to manage resistant ascites due to portal hypertension. However, they are expensive and not widely available. AIM : To assess the efficacy to direct sapheno-peritoneal ...
  • Deen, K.I.; de Silva, A.P.; Jayakody, M.; de Silva, H.J. (Elsevier, 2001)
    BACKGROUND: Restriction of salt intake and diuretics combined with repeated paracentesis has been the mainstay of managing longstanding ascites. Peritoneal-venous shunts have been employed in refractory ascites but are not ...
  • Herath, K.K.W.H.P.; Galappaththy, G.N.L.; Herath, H.M.R.P. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2012)
    INTRODUCTION: Institutional intrapartum care with skilled attendance at delivery has greatly contributed to the reduction of maternal mortality in Sri Lanka. Users' evaluations are important for continuous quality monitoring ...
  • Senanayake, N.; de Silva, H.J.; Karalliedde, L.A. (SAGE Publishing, 1993)
    We have developed a clinical scale to assess severity or organophosphorus (OP) intoxication. Five common clinical manifestations of OP poisoning have been selected as parameters, each to be assessed on a 3 point scale ...
  • Perera, P. (Elsevier, 2007)
    Interpretation of scars of torture is not an easy task as our understanding of evolution of scars of different methods of torture is still in its infancy. The objectives of this study were to produce the features of a ...
  • Chisholm, D.; Gureje, O.; Saldivia, S.; Villalon Calderon, M.; Wickremasinghe, R.; Mendis, N.; Ayuso-Mateos, J. L.; Saxena, S. (World Health Organization, 2008)
    OBJECTIVE: Schizophrenia is a highly disabling disease and is costly to treat. We set out to establish what are the most cost-effective interventions applicable to developing regions and countries. METHODS: Analysis was ...
  • Cacciottolo, T.M.; Perikari, A.; van der Klaauw, A.; Henning, E.; Stadler, L.K.J.; Keogh, J.; Farooqi, I.S.; Tenin, G.; Keavney, B.; Ryan, E.; Budd, R.; Bewley, M.; Coelho, P.; Rumsey, W.; Sanchez, Y.; McCafferty, J.; Dockrell, D.; Walmsley, S.; Whyte, M.; Liu, Y.; Choy, M.K.; Tenin, G.; Abraham, S.; Black, G.; Keavney, B.; Ford, T.; Stanley, B.; Good, R.; Rocchiccioli, P.; McEntegart, M.; Watkins, S.; Eteiba, H.; Shaukat, A.; Lindsay, M.; Robertson, K.; Hood, S.; McGeoch, R.; McDade, R.; Sidik, N.; McCartney, P.; Corcoran, D.; Collison, D.; Rush, C.; McConnachie, A.; Touyz, R.; Oldroyd, K.; Berry, C.; Gazdagh, G.; Diver, L.; Marshall, J.; McGowan, R.; Ahmed, F.; Study, D.D.D.; Tobias, E.; Curtis, E.; Parsons, C.; Maslin, K.; D'Angelo, S.; Moon, R.; Crozier, S.; Gossiel, F.; Bishop, N.; Kennedy, S.; Papageorghiou, A.; Fraser, R.; Gandhi, S.; Prentice, A.; Inskip, H.; Godfrey, K.; Schoenmakers, I.; Javaid, M.K.; Eastell, R.; Cooper, C.; Harvey, N.; Watt, E.R.; Howden, A.; Mirchandani, A.; Coelho, P.; Hukelmann, J.L.; Sadiku, P.; Plant, T.M.; Cantrell, D.A.; Whyte, M.K.B.; Walmsley, S.R.; Mordi, I.; Forteath, C.; Wong, A.; Mohan, M.; Palmer, C.; Doney, A.; Rena, G.; Lang, C.; Gray, E.H.; Azarian, S.; Riva, A.; Edwards, H.; McPhail, M.J.W.; Williams, R.; Chokshi, S.; Patel, V.C.; Edwards, L.A.; Page, D.; Miossec, M.; Williams, S.; Monaghan, R.; Fotiou, E.; CHANGE Study Collaborators; CheartED Study Collaborators; Santibanez-Koref, M.; Keavney, B.; Badat, M.; Mettananda, S.; Hua, P.; Schwessinger, R.; Hughes, J.; Higgs, D.; Davies, J. (the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland by the Oxford University, 2019)
    No abstract available.
  • Hutchinson, R.; Mostafa, A.B.; Grant, E.A.; Smith, N.B.; Deen, K.I.; Harding, L.K.; Kumar, D. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1993)
    PURPOSE: Conventional assessment of anorectal function with defecating videoproctography is semiquantitative and the high radiation exposure precludes prolonged or repeated testing. The aim of this study was to develop a ...
  • Dias, T. (Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2012)
    No Abstract Available
  • Wagaarachchi, P.T.; Fernando, L.; Premachandra, P.; Fernando, D.J.S. (Informa Healthcare, 2001)
    The results of glucose tolerance testing (OGTT) in 1004 consecutive women were examined with respect to risk factors for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). GDM was diagnosed in 41 of 1004 (4.08%) women. GDM was present ...
  • Gunasekera, P.C. (The Kandy Society of Medicine, 1995)
    No Abstract Available
  • Dias, T. (Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2011)
    No Abstract Available
  • Samarage, H.; Padumadasa, S. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2004)
    No Abstract Available
  • Napolitano, R.; Melchiorre, K.; Arcangeli, T.; Dias, T.; Bhide, A.; Thilaganathan, B. (Wiley, 2012)
    OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to assess the relationship of changes in uterine artery (UtA) Doppler pulsatility indices (PI) between first and second trimesters and the subsequent development of pre-eclampsia. METHODS: ...
  • de Silva, B.G.D.N.K.; Gunasekera, M.B.; Abeyewickreme, W.; Abhayawardena, T.A.; Karunanayake, E.H. (Thacker's Press and Directories for Indian Research Fund Association, 1998)
    A total of 1119 Anopheles culicifacies mosquitoes collected from various malaria endemic regions in Sri Lanka were examined using two DNA probes Rp217 and Rp234, which enable the differentiation of sibling species A from ...
  • Karuppiah, D.; Cooray, M.S.A.; Somasundaram, N.; Ediriweera, D.S. (2018)
    INTRODUCTION: Cushing’s syndrome (CS) may be unrecognized in patients with diabetes. There is no consensus on routine screening for CS in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence ...

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